ACLJ: President Obama’s Supreme Court opportunity

by D. Bennett

The American Center for Law and Justice, in an e-mail to subscribers, writes a word of warning concerning the new vacancy on the Supreme Court:

President Obama is likely to name a nominee who will embrace an extremely liberal judicial philosophy.”

The ACLJ further writes that whoever the nominee is should be subjected to detailed and thorough questions about his or her judicial philosophy.

They write, “It’s what the American people expect and deserve!”

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ACLJ: Keep Jerusalem United

The American Center for Law and Justice posts its support for a united Jerusalem, urging readers to “send a message to the White House – to the United Nations – and to the nation of Israel.”

The ACLJ worries that the U.S. government will end up supporting policies which will hurt Israel, such as a plan for a divided Jerusalem with the Palestinian Authority in charge of a portion of the city.

ACLJ: We’re preparing legal challenges to health care reform bill

by D. Bennett

The American Center for Law and Justice is preparing a series of legal challenges to the recently-passed H.R. 3590, known colloquially as the health care reform bill.

“We are actively pursuing an aggressive litigation strategy now that the pro-abortion health care plan has been approved,” chief counsel Jay Sekulow writes.

The ACLJ writes that the fight over this bill is far from over; only the venue has been changed, “from Congress to the courts.”

ACLJ: Victory for Christian student club

by D. Bennett

The American Center for Law and Justice reports that its letter to a Conn. school has helped get a student-run Christian club’s application approved by the school’s student government. The ACLJ took issue with the school requiring tighter restrictions and requirements of the Christian club, as opposed to other, secular organizations.

ACLJ: Time to start over on health care

by D. Bennett

The American Center for Law and Justice argues that it is time to start over on the issue of health care reform.

The ACLJ has also developed unveiled its legal analysis of President Obama’s plan.

ACLJ: Nuclear Iran must be met with “crippling sanctions”

by D. Bennett

The American Center for Law and Justice posts that Iran, having recently announced that it has moved closer to enriching uranium to high levels, should be the object of “immediate and crippling” sanctions from the global community.

“Some nations would like to continue negotiating with Iran. But we believe the time for talking is over,” the ACLJ writes. “The world community has been urging Iran to halt its nuclear development program for some time now. That simply hasn’t worked.”

ACLJ: Delay in seating Brown “outrageous”

by D. Bennett

Jay Sekulow, via his blog on the American Center for Law and Justice’s website, posts that the fact that Scott Brown (R-MA) has yet to be seated by the U.S. Senate represents an “unacceptable delay tactic on the part of the Senate leadership.”

“There’s absolutely no reason to wait to seat Senator-elect Brown and with each passing day he is prevented from participating in the legislative process,” Sekulow writes. ” This delay tactic…show that it’s business as usual in Washington – ignoring the will of Massachusetts voters and moving forward with a disturbing health care plan that America simply does not want.”

Despite the fact that the election results have not yet been officially certified, Sekulow argues that there is precedent which would allow Brown to be seated immediately.